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NESTEROV, MIKHAIL (1862–1942) St George the Dragon Slayer , signed on the label on the reverse. Oil on canvas, laid on panel, 62.5 by 36.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

The work is offered in the original frame, commissioned by M. Nesterov from the renowned A. Kosterin workshop ...


£50,000 - £70,000

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* SHILDER, NIKOLAI (ATTRIBUTED, 1828–1898) Portrait of Emperor Alexander III . Oil on canvas, 70 by 56 cm (oval).
Executed c. 1888.

The engraved presentation plaque, written in German and attached to the frame of the work, reads the following: “His Excellency the Minister of State and State Secretary Count, Mr. Herbert von Bismark [sic], in memory of the happily spent days in Peterhof ...


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* RUSSIAN SCHOOL (18TH–EARLY 19TH CENTURY) Portrait of Metropolitan Platon . Oil on canvas, 69.5 by 50.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

The present lot offered here for auction is an outstanding portrait of Metropolitan Platon (1737–1812), an important figure in the Orthodox Church in ...


£7,000 - £9,000

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SVERCHKOV, NIKOLAI (1817–1898) Horse in a Courtyard , signed and dated 1851. Oil on canvas, 71 by 62.5 cm (oval).
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.



£30,000 - £40,000

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SOLOMATKIN, LEONID (1837–1883) Meeting by the Lake , signed. Oil on canvas, 51.5 by 43.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Germany.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.



£20,000 - £30,000

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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Parisian Boulevard at Night , signed and inscribed “Paris”. Oil on canvas, 50 by 65 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.


£40,000 - £60,000

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IVANOFF, SERGE (1893–1983) Draped Nude from Behind , stamped with the artist’s signature. Oil on canvas, 91 by 71 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the pianist Tamara Obolenskaia.
Collection of the above, France.
Private collection, France.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Alexandre Barberà-Ivanoff, the artist's grandson.

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£12,000 - £18,000

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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Paris at Night , signed and inscribed “Paris”. Oil on canvas, 49 by 74 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Italy.



£30,000 - £50,000

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KUSTODIEV, BORIS (1878–1927) Autumn. The Student’s Farewell , signed and dated 1923. Oil on canvas, 42 by 51 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Pyotr Kapitsa (1894–1984), a physicist and Nobel laureate, until 1984.
Private collection, Europe.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the expert A. Gusarova.
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£1,500,000 - £2,000,000

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UDALTZOVA, NADEZHDA (1886–1961) Still Life with a Blue Vase , signed, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1937 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 59.5 by 78.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.



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SHUKHAEV, VASILY (1887–1973) Lilacs in a Red Vase , signed with initials and dated 1969. Tempera on canvas, laid on board, 54 by 41.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Europe.



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GONCHAROVA, NATALIA (1881–1962) L’Espagnole , signed, also further signed and titled on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 167 by 58.5 cm.
Provenance: Collection of G. Gourivitch, London.
Impressionist and Modern Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Christie’s New York, 16 February 1989, lot 39.
Important private collection, Europe.

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£800,000 - £1,200,000

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RUBLEV, GEORGY (1902–1975) Still Life , dated 1929 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 88.5 by 72 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, UK.

Exhibited:Russian avant-garde, Pa?stwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, 2012.

Literature:Russian avant-garde, Sopot, Pa?stwowa Galeria Sztuki, 2012, p. 91, illustrated; p. 68, listed.



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KAKABADZE, DAVID (1889–1952) Abstract Composition , signed and dated 1926, also further signed and dated on the reverse. Oil on cardboard, 38 by 46 cm.
Provenance: Aquired from the Kakabadze family by a German diplomat in 1997.
Private collection, Germany.



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PETROV-VODKIN, KUZMA (1878–1939) Bathing Boys , signed with a monogram, inscribed “S-kand” and dated “1921 28/IX”. Oil on canvas, 42 by 49.5 cm.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert Yu. Rybakova.
Authenticity has also been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Literature: V. Kostin, K.S. Petrov-Vodkin, Moscow, Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1966, p. 97, ...


£500,000 - £1,000,000

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* SAMOKHVALOV, ALEXANDER (1894–1971) Metrostroevka , signed with initials and dated. Oil on canvas, 93.5 by 68 cm.
Provenance: Acquired from Maria Kleschar-Samokhvalova, the artist’s widow, by the art collector Boris Vasiliev, c. 1984 (label on the stretcher).
Collection of Boris Vasiliev, Leningrad (labels on the stretcher, stamps on the reverse and on the label on the stretcher).
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£180,000 - £250,000

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* BRODSKY, ISAAK (1884–1939) Portrait of the Artist’s Mother and Sister , signed and dated 1905. Oil on canvas, 72.5 by 66 cm.
Provenance: Collection of the sitter Polina Brodsky, the artist’s sister, Leningrad.
Collection of the art historian Iosif Brodsky, the artist’s nephew, Leningrad.
Private collection, Europe.
Important private collection, USA.

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£350,000 - £500,000

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* BOGDANOV-BELSKY, NIKOLAI (1868–1945) Children Listening to Balalaika , signed twice and dated 1929, also further signed twice and titled in Cyrillic on the label on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 88 by 70.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Denmark, before the 1960s.
Private collection, Germany, from the 1970s.
Important private collection, USA.

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£40,000 - £60,000

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* BOGDANOV-BELSKY, NIKOLAI (1868–1945) Children by the River , signed and dated 1932. Oil on canvas, 87 by 69 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Germany.
Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.
The work will be included in the monograph on the artist being prepared by A. Kuznetsov.



£35,000 - £50,000

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* MAKSIMOV, KONSTANTIN (1913–1994) Boys on the Boat , signed and dated 1946 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 91 by 75.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner in the early 1990s.
Private collection, Europe.
Important private collection, USA.



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* PAKHOMOV, ALEXEI (1900–1973) Vyritsa. Landscape with a Boy Fishing , signed with initials and dated “VII 38”. Oil on canvas, 90 by 68.5 cm.
Provenance: Estate of the artist.
Private collection, Russia.
Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Alexei Pakhomov, the artist’s son.



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* MAKOVSKY, KONSTANTIN (1839–1915) In the Garden , signed. Oil on panel, 53.5 by 65.5 cm.
Provenance: Important private collection, USA.

Authenticity certificate from the expert V. Petrov.

Konstantin Makovsky’s painting In the Garden, offered here for auction, is one of his most expressive canvases on the themes of the peasantry and childhood, which made ...


£120,000 - £180,000

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LEVITAN, ISAAK (1860–1900) Autumn , signed. Pastel and charcoal on paper, laid on cardboard, 52.5 by 75 cm.
Executed in the first half of the 1890s.

Provenance: Collection of Ivan Tarasov, a prominent art collector, Moscow, c. 1944 (inscription on the reverse).
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity certificate from the expert V. Petrov.
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£100,000 - £200,000

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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Winter Evening in Kotlovan Village, Tver Region , signed and inscribed in French “Russie”, further stamped twice with the artist’s studio stamp and titled in Russian on the reverse. Oil on cardboard, 33 by 41 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Belgium.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.



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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Winter in the Village , signed and inscribed “Russie”. Oil on cardboard, laid on panel, 33.5 by 41 cm. Provenance: Private collection, Belgium.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.



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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Fairy Tale Scene , signed, inscribed in Cyrillic “Voronezh” and dated 1906. Oil and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 25 by 70 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Anatoly Durov (1864–1916), the renowned circus artist, Voronezh.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from Elena Durova-Faccioli (1873–1967), widow of the above, by the previous owner in the late ...


£25,000 - £40,000

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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Parisian Street by Night , signed and inscribed “Paris”. Oil on cardboard, 33 by 41 cm.

£12,000 - £18,000

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* GRIGORIEV, BORIS (1886–1939) At the Ball . Gouache and tempera on cardboard, 45.5 by 52.5 cm.
Executed in 1912.

Provenance: Collection of Alexander Burtsev, St Petersburg.
Collection of Abram Krimmer, St Petersburg, c. 1917.
Thence by descent.
Acquired from the above by a previous owner.
Important Russian Art, Sotheby’s New York, 4 November 2010, ...


£50,000 - £70,000

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* SOMOV, KONSTANTIN (1869–1939) Meeting in the Park , signed and dated 1919. Oil on canvas, 40.5 by 31 cm.
Provenance: Collection of N. Kozhevnikov, Leningrad, from 1936.
Private collection, Europe.

Meeting in the Park is one of Konstantin Somov’s famous “gallant scenes” of the early post-revolutionary years. At that time, near-contemporary figures and events quite ...


£300,000 - £400,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Poster for the Film “Battle of the Giants” . Pencil, watercolour, gouache, ink and collage with paper on paper, 37 by 26.5 cm.
Executed in the 1920s.

Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

The work bears a stamp with authentication from S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik, ...


£60,000 - £90,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Portrait of Kazimir Malevich , inscribed in Cyrillic “K. Malevich” on the reverse. Pencil on paper, 7.5 by 6 cm.
Executed c. 1914.

Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik. Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

The work bears a stamp with authentication from S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik, the artist’s granddaughter, ...


£25,000 - £50,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) The Flautist , signed with initials. Pencil, ink and watercolour on paper, 21 by 15 cm.
Executed c. 1913.

Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

The work bears a stamp with authentication from S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik, the artist’s granddaughter, on the reverse.
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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Composition with Lines . Pencil on paper, 17.5 by 11 cm.
Executed c. 1920.

Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

The work bears a stamp with authentication from S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik, the artist’s granddaughter, on the reverse.
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£20,000 - £30,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Gathering Buckwheat , signed with initials, inscribed in Cyrillic “Mezhdu Bolshimi i Malymi Gorkami”, titled and dated 1934 on the reverse. Pencil and watercolour on paper, 24.5 by 32 cm.
Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

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£10,000 - £20,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Kazimir Malevich Reaping Buckweat , signed with initials, further inscribed in Cyrillic "K. Malevich na kosbe" on the reverse. Pencil and watercolour on paper, 22 by 28 cm.
Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

The work bears a stamp with authentication from S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik, ...


£10,000 - £20,000

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KLIUN, IVAN (1873–1943) Summer Landscape , signed with initials and datsigned with initials and dated 1936, also further signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1931–1936 on the reverse. Gouache on paper, 28 by 36 cm.
Provenance: Collection of S. Kliunkova-Soloveichik.
Private collection, USA.
Private collection, Europe.

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£10,000 - £20,000

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*§ GRISHENKO, ALEXEI (1883–1977) Mosque in Istanbul , signed with initials, inscribed in Cyrillic "K-l" and dated "21 III". Pencil, tempera and oil on cardboard, 34.5 by 32.5 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner in France in the 1950s–early 1960s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Norway.


£4,000 - £6,000

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*§ GRISHENKO, ALEXEI (1883–1977) Amphitheatre in Epidaurus , signed with initials, inscribed “Epidaur” and dated “21 VIII”. Pencil, tempera and oil on cardboard, 36 by 35 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner in France in the 1950s–early 1960s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Norway.


£4,000 - £6,000

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*§ GRISHENKO, ALEXEI (1883–1977) Three Turks in a Cafe , signed with initials and dated "21 II". Pencil, gouache and tempera on paper, laid on cardboard, 40.5 by 36.5 cm (cardboard size).
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner in France in the 1950s–early 1960s.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, Norway.


£4,000 - £6,000

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*§ ERTE (ROMAN DE TIRTOFF) (1892–1990) Exposition Universelle Paris 1900, Set Design for the Musical Revue "Flying Colours" , signed, also further signed, stamped with the artist's studio stamp and inscribed "Paris - Exposition 1900/(Float)/Expo67" on the reverse. Gouache on paper, 50 by 81.5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, Florida.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

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£5,000 - £7,000

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*§ SURVAGE, LEOPOLD (1879–1968) Femme de Profil , signed and dated 1939. Oil on canvas, 65,5 by 54,5 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, France, since the early 1980s.
Private collection, Switzerland.

Authenticity certificate from the expert A.-M. Divieto.


£15,000 - £20,000

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* ROERICH, SVETOSLAV (1904–1993) Water Carrier , signed and dated 1942. Tempera on cardboard, 30.5 by 46 cm.
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Ruhaina Mohamedi Hydari, the daughter-in-law of the Dewan of Hyderabad Sir Akbar Hydari.
Private collection, India.

The present lot is a study for S. Roerich’s 1942 painting Procession, previously at the Nicholas Roerich ...


£25,000 - £30,000

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SARYAN, MARTIROS (1880–1972) Peach Trees in Blossom , signed and dated 1955, also further signed in Armenian and Russian, titled in Russian, numbered "253" and dated twice on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 74 by 100.5 cm.
Provenance:Private collection, France.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert N. Shishkina.

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£100,000 - £130,000

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DVORNIKOV, TITUS (1862–1922) Autumn Landscape , signed and dated 1913. Oil on canvas, 72 by 89 cm.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.


£15,000 - £20,000

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ZHUKOVSKY, STANISLAV (1875–1944) Lake at Night , signed twice and dated 1919, further numbered "33" and "22" on the reverse, also further signed, inscribed and titled on the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 69 by 77 cm.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited:Exhibition of the Society of Friends of Fine Arts, Pozna?, Poland, No. 25 (label ...


£15,000 - £20,000

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KONCHALOVSKY, PETR (1876–1956) Ray of Sun in the Forest , signed, also further signed, numbered "862" and dated 1930 on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 63.5 by 72.5 cm.
Provenance: Collection of Ekaterina Semenova, the artist’s granddaughter, Moscow.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by the expert V. Petrov.

Exhibited: ...


£60,000 - £90,000

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YAKOVLEV, VASILY (1893–1953) Still Life with a Vase of Flowers , signed and dated 1942, also further signed and titled in Cyrillic on the reverse. Oil on canvas, 119.5 by 88.5 cm.
Provenance: Art Fund of the USSR, Moscow (stamp on the reverse and label on the stretcher).
Private collection, Europe.
Thence by descent to the present owner.
Private collection, UK.


£8,000 - £12,000

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KOROVIN, KONSTANTIN (1861–1939) Place de la Republique, Paris , signed and inscribed "Paris". Oil on canvas, 38 by 46 cm.

£15,000 - £20,000

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